April 25, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Belgium government of Gaston Eyskens falls over the Unitary Law
  • France performs nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria
  • Mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin
  • Premier Moise Tsjombe of Katanga arrested in Congo
  • Robert Noyce patents integrated circuit
  • Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad

Birthdays in History

  • Dinesh D'Souza, American author

Deaths in History

  • Hans F Blunck, writer, dies